Polish Catholics mark Feast of Assumption
Thousands gathered in churches nationwide as Poland celebrated the Catholic Feast of the Assumption on Tuesday.
The Jagiellonian Fair in Lublin
Pride in traditions that in ages past contributed to the city’s wealth, the awareness of the legacy we have retained despite twists and turns of history allows us today to enjoy Lublin’s beauty and its unparalleled atmosphere and believe in the potential of the city and its residents.
British royals receive Polish amber jewellery
Handmade amber jewellery using stones from the Baltic Sea has been given to Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate during a trip to Gdańsk, on Tuesday.
Close of World Heritage Committee session in Krakow
The World Heritage Committee, meeting in Krakow since 2 July, closed its annual session today. During the session, the Committee inscribed 21 new sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. It also extended or modified the boundaries of five sites already on the List.
UNESCO World Heritage Committee session opens in Poland
The 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee has formally opened in Kraków, with about 1,000 people, including Poland’s president and top government officials, in attendance.
Poland to host the 41st Session of the World Heritage Committee
Between July 2nd and 12th Poland will host the 41st UNESCO World Heritage Committee meeting. During ten days of discussions, delegates from the 21 UNESCO World Heritage Committee member states will make decisions about sites of cultural and natural importance all over the globe.
Polish organisations in UK get awards from British Queen
Two Polish organisations in the United Kingdom have received the 2017 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS).
Success of the Polish Heritage Day
At the beginning of May, the UK’s Polish diaspora celebrated their festival. Organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Polish Heritage Day is one the first initiatives of this kind.
Young people support Europe, but in their own way
For young Europeans, the EU is primarily an economic community, rather than a community of values – according to a TUI report.
Polish distinctions for Italians
A former mayor of the town of Cassino, Giuseppe Golini Petrarcone, and Marco Patricelli, the author of a book about Poland’s war-time hero Witold Pilecki, have been decorated with Officer’s Crosses of the Polish Order of Merit for their services to Poland.
Ten Poles honoured with Righteous Among the Nations award
Ten Poles have been posthumously honoured with the Righteous among the Nations award for risking their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust.